The IRS’s Criminal Investigation Division reports a variety of Economic Impact Payment scams and other schemes designed to steal money and personal information.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The IRS has issued a warning to taxpayers in Kentucky and Indiana about COVID-19 scams related to the second round of stimulus checks.
In the last several months, the IRS’s Criminal Investigation Division (IRS-CI) has seen a variety of Economic Impact Payment (EIP) scams and other financial schemes designed to steal money and personal information from taxpayers.
IRS-CI said it is investigating hundreds of COVID-19-related cases with law enforcement agencies domestically and abroad. They are also using this as an opportunity to educate taxpayers about scams.